Active Ingredient(s):Carboprost Tromethamine FDA Approved: * January 9, 1979 Pharm Company: *PHARMACIA AND UPJOHN Category:Women's Health / Fertility
Carboprost (INN, trade names for the tromethamine salts Hemabate, Tham) is a synthetic prostaglandin analogue of PGF2α (specifically, it is 15-methyl-PGF2α) with oxytocic properties.
Carboprost main use is in the obstetrical emergency of postpartum hemorrhage which reduces postpartum bleeding during these circumstances.
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